AI avatar joins stage at INTA’s annual meeting opener


Peter Scott and Tom Phillips

AI avatar joins stage at INTA’s annual meeting opener

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The trademark association’s keynote was dominated by the metaverse, trademark growth and support for its host city, find Tom Phillips and Peter Scott.

An appearance by an artificial intelligence digital avatar was the surprise at this year’s International Trademark Association (INTA) annual meeting’s opening ceremony in Singapore. 

Danny Marti, head of public affairs and global policy at Tencent, shared the stage with a digitised version of himself, following presentations from a senior Singapore minister, Rotary International, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). 

Atlanta was revealed as the host city for the association’s 2024 meeting with Dubai chosen for 2026. The 2025 host city is yet to be announced. 

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